I’m reBlogging this: Interesting observations from someone who has researched the subject.
What some people have said is that this book is intended to be a rational approach to thinking about marriage. The problem is that the issue is not rational here because it’s all about religion, it’s all about morality. But, I think we’re entering into a new phase of the debate where people do want to know a little more about what it really looks like instead of the wild predictions or fears. Even though there’s not a majority of US people being surveyed who support the concept of gay marriage, if you add together those who support civil unions and gay marriage, that number is over 50%, so there is a growing recognition that same-sex couples need some kinds of protection.lezgetreal.com, When Gay People Get Married, An Interview With Author M. V. Lee Badgett, Sep 2009
You should read the whole article.